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- 5 Antique prints, titled: 'Uytrechts Veranderingen ' - A complete set of 5 etchings relating to the occurences in Utrecht in 1672-1674, during and after the French defeat. Plate I (title): Title print to the series described. It shows men with hatchets beating up chairs and parts of the pulpit from the church, which at the time was Calvinist. In the left background a team of nuns stands ready with brushes to actually cleanse the church of Calvinist traces. At the same time new statues are installed; Plate II: A history print showing the Catholic procession on the Feast of Corpus Christi (Dutch: Sacramentsdag) of the French through Utrecht in 1672; Plate III: A history print showing the plundering of the Dom in Utrecht after the French had departed the city. The Calvinists are purging the church, and a sort of triumphal arch is erected with the words 'Viva le Prince d'Orang' (Long live the Prince of Orange); Plate IV: After the French left the city Utrecht in 1673, here is shown how the count of Hoorn sends away the town council. In the top edge of the image a tapestry echoes the moment when the Utrecht city council hands the keys of the city to Louis XIV; Plate V (not numbered): In the center of a large procession William III enters the city Utrecht after the French have left the city. The tower of the Dom church is visible in the background. Etching/engraving on hand laid paper. Watermark: Crowned French lily. Made by 'Johannes van den Aveele' after own design. In the style of Romeyn de Hooghe by Johannes Jacobsz van den Aveele / Avelen (Leiden, ca. 1650-1727, Stockholm) who was a Dutch etcher and copper engraver. In 1698 he went to Sweden where worked on 'Suecia antiqua et hodierna', for which he supplied 160 prints. Condition: Very good, given age. Carying but good condition with some creasing. Except for plate II with margins cut to image edges. Sizes indicated are for plate II. Other plates more or less the image size of this plate. General age-related toning and/or occasional minor defects from handling. Please study scan carefully. The overall size is ca. 12.3 x 9.9 inch. The image size is ca. 9.9 x 7.8 inch. The overall size is ca. 31.2 x 25.1 cm. The image size is ca. 25.1 x 19.7 cm.
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